Partial Taking by NCDOT
for Elimination of Direct Access to Road

Partial Taking by NCDOT <…

Initial Offer: $329,800

Compensation Obtained: $630,000

91% Increase

Brief Statement of Claim: 

The Department of Transportation took approximately 3.16 acres of a total of 24.7 acres in front of two residential farm houses and horse stable.  The taking caused an elimination of direct access to Old Concord Rd.  The new Old Concord Rd. was raised approximately 40 feet causing a substantial slope in front of the houses and properties.

Initial offer/deposit:


Settlement amount:

$630,000 ($300,200 or 91% increase)

Case Name: 

DOT v. Helms; DOT v. Ferguson (consolidated for mediation)

Date Concluded: 

March 2016

Attorneys for Landowners: 

David W. Murray and Thomas L. Odom, Jr.


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